The Children's Book Council of Australia

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Paper Empires explores Australian book production and consumption from 1946 to the present day, using wide-ranging research, oral history and memoir to explore the worlds of book publishing, selling and reading.Interesting and accessible, Paper Empires includes everything you need to know about:The publishing industry from Allen & Unwin to HarperCollins.The retail industry from Angus and Robertson to the independents.The awards and festivals.Readers and reading: from Biggles to Australian Women's Weekly.With contributions from a who's who of the industry past and present, from Diana Gribble (McPhee Gribble) to Tony Wheeler (Lonely Planet), Paper Empires is the definitive guide to the book industry in Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPaper Empires
Subtitle of host publicationa History of the book in Australia 1946-2005
Place of PublicationSt Lucia
PublisherThe University of Queensland Press
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780702235733
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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